Acrostic Solution for Sunday, November 17, 2013

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

Quote

MARCUS AURELIUS, MEDITATIONS — If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception ... who is harmed.

Clues and answers

A.Prankish shenanigansMISCHIEF
B.Available for callers (2 wds.)ATHOME
C.Go back to the start, in a wayREWIND
D.Sigmund Freud's Jofi, for one (2 wds.)CHOWCHOW
E.Far from sacred; outrageousUNHOLY
F.Sessions with models or actorsSHOOTS
G."Cry 'Havoc!' and let slip the dogs of war" speakerANTONY
H.The way for Sisyphus, mainlyUPHILL
I.What should be fixed by Opening DayROSTER
J.Concern of those who are willing?ESTATE
K.Setup in a photographer's studioLIGHTING
L.Apply by authorityIMPOSE
M.Withdraw approval of, as an online postUNLIKE
N.Gear for a winter quadrathlonSNOWSHOES
O.Put into an irritable moodMIFFED
P.Reply from one who's noncommittalEITHER
Q.Ursa Major formationDIPPER
R.Hold up, hamper, crampINHIBIT
S.Setting for Melville's "Omoo"TAHITI
T.When a circle's circumference is 2(pi)rALWAYS
U.What Mariposa lily petals come inTHREES
V.Beyond motive, what a district attorney hopes to proveINTENT
W.Subject to bumping?OVERBOOK
X."Isn't that so?" in another tongue (2 wds.)NICHTWAHR
Y.Target for a green retrofitSHOWERHEAD
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